Alternatives “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition Now Available

“A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition Now Available

    “You say you’re against war, but what’s the alternative?”   To get the new 2017 edition, sign up and attend #NoWar2017. To use the new online study and action guide, click here: Study War No More! World Beyond […]

Mapping Militarism Mapping the War Machine

Mapping the War Machine

When it comes to understanding wars, for some people, a picture of the dead or of the injured or of the traumatized or of those made refugees can be worth ten million words. And, for at least some of us, […]

Divestment Divest Public Pension Funds from Weapons Dealers

Divest Public Pension Funds from Weapons Dealers

Partners on this campaign include: World Beyond War, RootsAction.org. To join us in working on this campaign, scroll down and fill out the form. Get DIVEST mugs, magnets, shirts. While governments buy weapons, market weapons to other governments, donate weapons […]

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Most Soldiers are Non-Killers: The Impact of State Sanctioned Violence and Its Targets

Most Soldiers are Non-Killers: The Impact of State Sanctioned Violence and Its Targets

by Heather Gray, December 15, 2014, Justice Initiative reposted September 21, 2017.  There’s nothing glorious about war or in killing. The human cost of war reaches far beyond the battlefield – it has a lasting affect on spouses, children, brothers, […]

South Korean Self-Immolates, Demands U.S. THAAD Weapons Be Kept Out of Korea

South Korean Self-Immolates, Demands U.S. THAAD Weapons Be Kept Out of Korea

Cho Young-sam self-immolated himself yesterday, leaving behind a plea for NO THAAD in South Korea: Our country only has a future via the success of the Moon Jae-In Administration President Moon Jae-In, long ago, when I was in Germany, I […]

“The Vietnam War” – Documentary Or Epic Of Fiction?

“The Vietnam War” – Documentary Or Epic Of Fiction?

From Moon Over Alabama, September 20, 2017. Arte TV yesterday showed the first parts of The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. It also runs on PBS. The first three parts of the ten part “documentary” are a […]

Kayactivists at the Pentagon

John F. Kennedy: A Peace Legacy Lost

John F. Kennedy: A Peace Legacy Lost

By Craig Etchison, Phd John F. Kennedy was murdered over fifty years ago. Not long after his death, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution that sent the United States full force into the Vietnam War, the beginning of fifty […]

The Best Speech Ever Yet by Any U.S. President

The Best Speech Ever Yet by Any U.S. President

This was at American University. #NoWar2017 will be there September 22-24 http://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2017

Waterborne Demonstration Puts Pentagon’s Environmental Impact Front and Center

Waterborne Demonstration Puts Pentagon’s Environmental Impact Front and Center

By John Zangas and Anne Meado.  Arlington, Va. — On Sunday afternoon, the Backbone Campaign, World Without War, the Raging Grannies, and other peace and environmental groups staged the spectacular banner hoist using a flotilla of linked kayakers in the […]

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and White House chief of staff John Kelly watched a presidential appearance alongside Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Vice President Mike Pence in August.

America’s slow-motion military coup

By Stephen Kinzer, September 16, 2017, Boston Globe. In a democracy, no one should be comforted to hear that generals have imposed discipline on an elected head of state. That was never supposed to happen in the United States. Now […]

The Best Speech Yet From Any U.S. President

In planning an upcoming conference aimed at challenging the institution of war, to be held at American University September 22-24, I can’t help but be drawn to the speech a U.S. president gave at American University a little more than […]

The skyline of Basle (Grossbasel) - Fotography by Matthias Walter

Human Rights, Future Generations and Crimes in the Nuclear Age

Congress, 14 – 17 September 2017, University of Basel Basel Declaration on human rights and trans-generational crimes resulting from nuclear weapons and nuclear energy The participants in the international conference Human Rights, Future Generations and Crimes in the Nuclear Age, […]

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